Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis Author Robert F. Kennedy
ISBN-10 0393318346
ISBN-13 9780393318340
Year 1999-11-17
Pages 185
Language English
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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A minor classic in its laconic spare compelling evocation by a participant of the shifting moods and maneuvers of the most dangerous moment in human history Arthur M Schlesinger Jr During the thirteen days in October 1962 when the United States confronted the Soviet Union over its installation of missiles in Cuba few people shared the behind the scenes story as it is told here by the late Senator Robert F Kennedy In this unique account he describes each of the participants during the sometimes hour to hour negotiations with particular attention to the actions and views of his brother President John F Kennedy In a new foreword the distinguished historian and Kennedy adviser Arthur Schlesinger Jr discusses the book s enduring importance and the significance of new information about the crisis that has come to light especially from the Soviet Union Illustrated

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ISBN-10 0393318346
Release 1999
Pages 185

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